Best film adaptations of modern and classical literature (part 1)
"Read this book, absolutely!"- advised me a friend at a literary forum, to which I, hearing a familiar name, replied with an invitation to view the film adaptation of the…

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John Fowles "The Collector»
"The collector" is not one of those books that you can open after a hard day's work and, deep in reading, forget about all the worries at least for a…

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Top 5 tips for those who like to read a lot
Reading and taking notes No matter how good your memory is, you can't remember everything you read. You never know what you might find useful-interesting facts, historical events, dates, or…

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José Saramago’s “death with Interruptions»

Resounding success and public recognition can play a cruel joke on a person. By nature, we are very vulnerable creatures, susceptible to external pleasant stimuli, emotionally unstable, so any significant achievement can disrupt the basis of the order that, in fact, helped to reach the heights — painstaking work. We have already learned from the work of Scott Fitzgerald how a person reached unprecedented heights in his life, but, being a prisoner of his own charm, he could not return to the previous level. Continue reading

How and where can I sell old books?

What books are hard to sell
Sooner or later, many people have a question: where to put the old books? We will not consider the option of throwing it out. First, it’s a pity. Second, why throw it away if you can sell it? This, of course, will require some effort and time. But as a result, you will get rid of unnecessary books, free up space in the apartment and earn a little money. Continue reading

Methods of studying literature
One of the key tasks of literature theory is to define and construct a methodology for the study of literature as a phenomenon and object of interest in literary studies;…

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THE FIRST FILM ADAPTATION OF HARUKI MURAKAMI: "LISTEN TO THE WIND SONG»
"Hey, you! Go back to your moon! "Dance, Dance, Dance" By H. Murakami "Listen to the song of the wind" - a novel is quite capacious, light, friendly and easy-the…

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JOSEPH BRODSKY: SKETCHES FOR THE RULES OF LIFE
Fragments of a speech by Joseph Brodsky to students at the University of Michigan on December 18, 1988, entitled "Speech at the Stadium". Joseph Brodsky: sketches for the rules of…

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Records of past years
I have noticed that books do not always bring benefits, as well as bad movies, etc.People very rarely bring benefits that are independent of their wealth. They are born and…

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